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Climatic Military Threat

Monday 19th May 2014

The military of any nation should be prepared and well aware of the risks threatening their country. Governments spend billions on intelligence gathering, just to keep their state secure. One ...

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Silly Putty Battery

Friday 16th May 2014

Using a material found in Silly Putty and surgical tubing, a group of researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have developed a new way to ...

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Window Sunglasses

Wednesday 14th May 2014

We usually post about absorbing the suns heat to generate energy, but today we are looking at a product to reduce the absorption of the sun’s energy. In summer we ...

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E-Bikes to Rocket

Wednesday 14th May 2014

Electric motorcycles have gone through quite a lot of developments over the past 18 months, with faster and quicker machines hitting the test tracks and race tracks. Navigant Research have ...

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Space Power

Tuesday 13th May 2014

Space-based solar power may seem like sci-fi, but an excellent concept as it works off continual, unobstructed sun light. It could at last become a reality, within 25 years at ...

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Offshore Gravity Foundation

Monday 12th May 2014

Offshore wind farms have been hailed as the ideal solution for renewable energy. Better wind speeds available offshore provides higher electricity supply, and NIMBY opposition is usually much weaker. However, ...

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Renewable Power House

Friday 9th May 2014

ALONG with announcing a major effort in advancing energy efficiency and solar power the U.S. President, Barack Obama, got in on the act by having new solar panels fitted to ...

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Tin Power

Thursday 8th May 2014

AN essential component of a new kind of low-cost, high-efficiency solar cell, is methylammonium lead halide. A team led by researchers at Oxford University has demonstrated that the lead in ...

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Footprint App - Video

Wednesday 7th May 2014

With the U.S. Third National Climate Assessment released yesterday, highlighting the dangers from climate change, do you know the impact you are having on the climate each day? What is ...

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Electric Dreams

Tuesday 6th May 2014

Saroléa may not mean a lot to modern motorcyclists, but they were the first Belgium motorcycle manufacturers and in fact one of the world’s first. The company folded in 1963 ...

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No Wire No Sweat

Friday 2nd May 2014

Imagine going into a food outlet to grab a burger and a coffee and not only do you enjoy their free WiFi to connect to the world but wirelessly your device ...

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Self Drive

Wednesday 30th April 2014

Autonomous vehicles have been a thing of science fiction but are now rapidly turning into fact - particularly with the help of Google, who have been working on a fleet ...

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Electric Scoot

Tuesday 29th April 2014

BMW motorbikes (Motorad) announced their battery-electric C Evolution maxi-scooter awhile ago, but the development of the electric scooter (originally the E-scooter) is now about to go into mass production at ...

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Renewable Island

Monday 28th April 2014

The smallest and least known of Spain's Canary Islands, El Hierro, is making a splash by becoming the first island in the world to be fully energy self-sufficient through combined ...

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Want Solar?

Friday 25th April 2014

You want solar power? This cartoon was found on Facebook—thanks to Greenpeace UK, where came from originally is difficult to ascertain - but it is though provoking. Many a true word spoken ...

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Light the Way

Thursday 24th April 2014

Solar and smart highways are an idea that we have posted about previously; from an idea to provide a roof covered in solar panels over Indian roads through to the ...

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Green Beer

Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The closest anyone may expect to come to a green beer could be on St Patrick’s Day, but the green labeled Heineken beer company is looking to be even greener ...

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Portable Wind - Video

Tuesday 22nd April 2014

There are so many devices that offer renewable energy to charge your devices - such as smart phones and tablets. These are generally hand cranked, solar or even hydro powered ...

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Charge and Backup

Thursday 17th April 2014

Clean, renewable energy designed for charging plug-in hybrid vehicles which can be utilized as backup power in times of an emergency is a great idea, and now an idea that ...

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Lighting Darkness

Wednesday 16th April 2014

In dense, urban alleys and arched thoroughfares around the world many people have to live and work in the dim and narrow streets surrounded by tall buildings that block sunlight. ...

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Smart Highway

Tuesday 15th April 2014

Turning off street or highway lighting is being practiced in increasingly more neighbourhoods, to reduce energy use and hence bills. The common objection is safety and security, a possible answer ...

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More Wind

Monday 14th April 2014

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) in its Global Wind Report – Annual Market Update report that they expect installations of at least 47 GW of wind generation in 2014, ...

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Leap Forward in Solar Cell Efficiency

Friday 11th April 2014

Improving energy efficiency is also needed when generating energy, as we discussed in a recent post. Now the Panasonic Corporation has achieved a conversion efficiency of 25.6% conversion efficiency in ...

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Tree Power

Thursday 10th April 2014

Need to charge your phone, tablet or power some other device? Well, plug it into the closest tree - not really, but trees may have a part to play in ...

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Discussions on Climate Change Strategy

Wednesday 9th April 2014

Government envoys and scientists gathered under the UN banner in Berlin Monday to hammer out a list of options for curbing carbon emissions driving dangerous climate change according to AFP. Fresh ...

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